Long, long ago in a city not so far away, my mom came to our house for Thanksgiving Dinner in 1987 or so. Now, this was not an unusual occurrence. From the time she arrived in Phoenix in 1978, Mom spent the holidays, both major and minor, with us. That particular year, however, I got… Read More The Who, What, When, Where, Why & How of Living with Your Adult Children
I have been around for nearly seven decades now, and sometimes I just sit and shake my head and ponder that age-old question: “What the smash is going on?” In the sixty years of my cognizant existence, the moral fiber of this nation has deteriorated at an exponential rate! Rather than just pondering this situation,… Read More We Really Shouldn’t be Surprised!!!
“A rose is a rose is a rose,” but a name is something else altogether! Names, in God’s realm, are a serious undertaking. For example, look at some of His names, and what they mean: Jehovah-Jireh – My Provider Jehovah Rapha – My Healer Jehovah Raah – My Shepherd Jehovah Shalom – The Lord is… Read More What Names are you Called?
Old age comes with a lot of indignities. They run the gamut from the first time you are given the “Senior Discount” without asking for it, to the day the Doctor says you are at the age where you need to have a colonoscopy! The latest indignity that my wife and I are dealing with… Read More I Have Blotches
Today is Friday the 13th. It is, as you probably already know, the second Friday the 13th of 2018. And (get ready for goose bumps!) it is exactly THIRTEEN weeks after the first Friday the 13, back in April! So, Double Whammy! Now, I am not a superstitious man, nor am I even a little… Read More Double Whammy!
I can’t swim. Yep, 70 years old and when I hit the pool I don’t get in past my rib cage! I can’t float; I can’t doggie paddle; and I can’t do the backstroke. In fact, to do the dead man’s float I will have to actually be dead! When I was in college I… Read More Cruise Control
There was, and maybe still is, somewhat of a controversy in the literary world as to whether or not, when referring to God in any of His three forms, we should capitalize pronouns we use to describe Him. As you can plainly see, I am of the persuasion that we should. That, of course, makes… Read More Just How Self Centered is “Capitalizing” I?